The Board of Vodacom Tanzania has appointed outgoing Managing Director Sitholizwe Mdlalose as Non-Executive Director with effect from July 1, 2022.
A statement released by the company seen by The Business Wiz said the appointment follows his invaluable contribution in focusing the organization on strong pillars of growth and expansion.
“On the back of that success, the Board is pleased to announce that Sitholizwe Mdlalose will join Vodacom’s Board as a Non-Executive Director effective July 1, 2022 taking over from Dejan Kastelic who has resigned,” the statement said.
The company on May 10, 2022 initially announced that Mdlalose would be stepping down on July1, 2022 following his reassignment to Vodacom Group’s South Africa Operations as the Managing Director.
Vodacom Tanzania Plc Chairman of the Board of Directors, Judge (Rtd) Thomas B. Mihayo in a statement issued by the company on August 26, 2021 announced the appointment of Sitholizwe Mdlalose as the new MD replacing Hisham Hendi who had stepped down to take on a new role in Spain.
Sitholizwe joined the company from Vodacom South Africa (VSA) where he was the Finance Director since 2017.
Sitholizwe has previously held various roles in the Vodacom Group including that of Interim Chief Finance Officer as well as Chief Finance Officer of Vodacom Group’s International Business.
Prior to joining Vodacom Group, he worked with Vodafone Group for more than 6 years holding senior roles within the Group.
He has more than 19 years of finance, management and consulting experience, of which 13 have been in telecommunications across both emerging and developed markets.
He holds a Bachelors of Accounting Science (BCompt) degree from the University of South Africa.
Sitholizwe is a qualified accountant (ACCA) and has completed a Senior Executive Programme Africa at Harvard Business School.